IC239


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Date Taken:
Smoot
IC 239
Galaxy
Mayhill, NM
01-14-2011
Description

IC239 is a small and fairly dim galaxy that is located about 35 million light years away in the constellation Andromeda.  This galaxy is likely part of the NGC1023 group of galaxies.

Again, a bit of Ha data might aid in bringing out some of the knots in the spiral arms.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
3.75 hrs L, 2 hrs each RGB
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
RCOS 16 inch f/8.7 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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